Thursday, April 1, 2021

Why is enrollment down at community colleges across the state? - Nation Hahn, Awake 58

 We know the pandemic has generated an array of challenges for colleges — but the most surprising given the economic downturn has been the decline in enrollment. My colleagues Emily Thomas and Michael Taffe explore the overall trends across the state, some of the persistent challenges colleges have worked through, and a few experiments colleges have tried to arrest the decline in a significant piece out today. One of the questions raised by their reporting is how enrollment declines might impact the statewide attainment goal.